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GF Rating
6.5

5774 ratings

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Game Details

  • Number of Players 1
  • Online Enabled Yes

Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, Strong Language

Game Description

Some games claim to be cutting edge. With a sword-wielding hero dripping in hip-hop style, this one really means it. In a saga based on the Afro Samurai TV series - and featuring the voice of Samuel L. Jackson - "Afro" hunts for his father's killer. The game's striking art style is the perfect showcase for combat that's part slasher flick, part ballet. As a samurai, your kills may end up as elegant as they are ruthless. And the hip-hop style doesn't end with the soundtrack produced in collaboration with the Wu-Tang's RZA. RZA's beats seep into the game itself, with the music affecting enemy AI and altering the gameplay's tone.

Critic Reviews

GamesRadar Review (5.0 out of 10)

Afro Samurai Sure is purty on the surface, until it's peeled back with slices of a sword For those not in know about Afro Samurai, it was originally a manga that then got adapted into a cartoon, and features an assassin literally named Afro living in a sort-of future ye...more

User Reviews

Average Member Rating: 6.5 out of 10

Sleeper Hit of the Year. (9 out of 10)

posted by SKOOT2006 (MANSFIELD, TX) on Apr 21, 2009
Member since Feb 2009
25 out of 29 gamers (86%) found this review helpful
This is one of the best games I've played in a good long while. With the abundance of blood, f-bombs galore, and the occational naked from the waist up "crazy female ninja", the game is well deserving of its M rating. The voice acting was surperb - not worthy of an Oscar - but Samuel L ...more

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Specs & Requirements

Memory 128 kb

Online Features Xbox LIVE Family Settings, Achievements, Friends

Modes Story, Full Mission Single-Player

Audio/Video In-Game Dolby Digital, HDTV 720p, HDTV 1080i, HDTV 1080p

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